The Family Tree

Reuben Barber

Reuben Barber was the second of the three children of William Barber, a shepherd, and his wife Hannah (née Goltrip) of Littleport, Cambridgeshire, England.

Reuben appears on the 1851, 61 and 71 census for Littleport at Camel Road, as a shepherd, living with his family. By 1898, Reuben and his family are in Witchford, appearing in the marriage registers and also appearing on the 1901 census for Witchford. It is between 1881 and 1901 census that the family moved to Welney and Southery, Norfolk and during this time their family grew.

He married Elizabeth Dewsbury of Little Thetford and the couple went on to have at least ten children.

Further Details

1849, Littleport, Cambridgeshire, England.




May 1932, 6 Row Houses, Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England.

28th May 1932, Witchford churchyard, Cambridgeshire, England.